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Recent concerts



  • September 16th 2017 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    •           Conductor:     Michael Bell

    •            Beethoven:        Coriolan Overture Op. 62
    •            Fauré :                Pavane
    •            Ireland :             Downland Suite
    •            Beethoven :       Symphony No. 2 in D Major Op. 36
  • June 10th 2017 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • Conductor:     Michael Bell

    • Mozart:               Overture to Don Giovanni
    • Haydn:                Symphony No. 101 in D Major "The Clock"
    • Schubert:            Symphony No. 2 in B flat Major
  • March 25th 2017 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • Conductor:     Michael Bell

    • Humperdinck:  Overture to Hansel & Gretel
    • Finzi:                  Romance
    • Brahms:             Hungarian Dances
    • Tchaikowsky:    Symphony No. 6 in B Minor Op. 74

  • January 28th 2017 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • Conductor:     Michael Bell

    • Elgar:                  Serenade for Strings in E Minor Op. 20
    • Dvorak:              Serenade for Strings in E Major Op. 22
    • Tchaikowsky:    Serenade for Strings in C Major Op. 48







  • September 17th 2016 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • Conductor:   Michael Bell

    • Beethoven:                  Overture to the Creatures of Prometheus
    • Butterworth:               The Banks of Green Willow
    • Vaughan Williams:    Dives and Lazarus
    • Mendelssohn:             Hebrides Overture
    • Mendelssohn:             Symphony No. 4 (Italian)



  • June 11th 2016 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • Conductor:   Michael Bell
    • Soloist:          Jonathan Holmes

    • Wagner:           Prelude to Lohengrin
    • Poulenc:           Organ Concerto
    • Saint Saens:     Organ Symphony







  • March 12th 2016 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • Conductor:   Michael Bell

    • McCunn:          Land of the Mountain and the Flood
    • Mascagni:        Cavelleria Rusticana
    • Smetana:          Vltava
    • Tchaikovsky:   Symphony No. 2 'The Little Russian'






  • January 23rd 2016 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • Conductor:   Michael Bell

    • Handel:            Concerto Grosso Op.6 No. 9
    • Purcell:             Chaconne
    • Vivaldi:             Violin concerto Op. 3 No.11
    • Ireland:            Downland Suite, Minuet
    • Puccini:            Crisantemi
    • Finzi:                Romance
    • Bartock:           Romanian Folk Dances
    • Elgar:               Serenade for Strings in E Minor Op. 20

  • September 19th 2015 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • Conductor:   Michael Bell
    • Soloist:          Ervin Nagy

    • Beethoven:      Egmont Overture Op. 84
    • Grieg:               Piano Concerto
    • Dvorak:            Symphony No.7 Op. 70











  • June 13th 2015 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • 'A Night At The Movies'
    • Conductor:   Michael Bell
    • Reader:          Robin Scott-Wilson

    • Erich Korngold:   Overture to Seahawk
    • Cole Porter:          Kiss Me Kate
    • Mahler:                 Adagietto fom Symphony No.5 (Death in Venice)
    • Rodgers & Hammerstein: Suite from the Sound of Music
    • Howard Shore:     Suite from Lord of the Rings
    • John Williams:     Schindler's List
    •                                                                            William Walton: Suite from Henry V

    •                                                                            This concert is one of a series of local events organised by Agincourt600Wales marking the anniversary of the Battle of                                                                            Agincourt. See More
  • March 21st 2015 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    •              Conductor:   Michael Bell

    •              Delius:              On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
    •              Vaughan-Williams:   Greensleeves
    •              Vaughan-Williams:   Serenade to Music, Orchestral version
    •              Tchaikowsky:   Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64










  • January 24th 2015 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    •             Conductor:   Michael Bell

    •             Bach:                 Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major BWV 1048
    •             Albinoni:          Adagio in G Minor
    •             Vivaldi:             Concerto for two violins in A Minor
    •             Dvorak:            Humoresque Op 101.
    •             Leroy Anderson:   Suite for String Orchestrap (1.Belle of the Ball 2.Blue Tango 3.The Waltzing Cat 4.Forgotten Dreams                                                  5.Jazz Pizzicato 6. The Typewriter 7. Fiddle Faddle)

    • This concert was dedicated to the memory our very dear friend Allan Betts








  • September 20th 2014 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • Conductor:           Robert Dick

    • Elgar:   Sospiri Op. 70
    • Haydn:   Symphony No. 94 in G Major "Surprise"
    • Beethoven:   Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92











  • June 14th 2014 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • Conductor:   Michael Bell

    • Rossini:   William Tell Overture
    • Grieg:   Peer Gynt Suite
    • Elgar:   Enigma Variations







  • March 22nd 2014 Brecon Cathedral 7.30pm
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    • Conductor:   Michael Bell
    • Soloist:           Sonia Hammond

    • Bizet:   Extracts from Carmen
    • Tchaikowsky:   Andante Cantabile for Cello and Strings
    • Rimski-Korsakov:   Scheherazade

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